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#49, Joe Thomas, Co-Founder and CEO of Loom — Why it’s essential to track your time; how to get better at fundraising; getting your head right to make good decisions; and how to decide to keep building your company, even if it means sleeping on a mattress


Joe Thomas is the CEO and co-founder of Loom, the video communication platform for async work. Joe leads Loom in its mission to empower effective communication, wherever work happens. Prior to Loom, Joe served as Director of Product at and Director of Operations at MediaPass. He also co-founded Redesign Agency while in college at Indiana University.

While leading Loom, Thomas has been recognized by Forbes 30 Under 30, Forbes Cloud 100, and America’s Best Startup Employers.

When Joe Thomas started working on Loom, he and the team pivoted 3 times in 9 months. But they finally got the idea right, and now “Loom” is a noun, meaning “send me a video.” 

In this great discussion, Joe and I go deep in what it’s like to tinker with a concept over and over until you finally get it right. We discuss what he learned in his many “at bats” at fundraising, how and why he tracks his time, and the value that his meditation practice has brought to him as a CEO and as a human.

This new episode of From Start-Up to Grown-Up has so many pearls of wisdom from Joe – I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

Find out more about Joe and Loom | Website

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